East Side Story


On the subject of procrastination

As exam and dissertation season rapidly approaches (seriously, where did the last three years even go) procrastination yet again rears its ugly head. I vividly remember learning the word for […]


East Side Story – Freshers’ Flu Isn’t So Bad

Freshers’ flu caught me. Yes it’s a little late in the onset but I’ve been furiously ignoring that sore throat and runny nose for the past week, resulting in what […]


I Woke Up Like This

Picture this: girl walks down Shoreditch highstreet, coconut milk flat white in hand, clad in a subtly expensive autumn coat with some very trendy independent designer sunglasses on. Feeling like […]


The reality of free from living: A deconstruction of The GBBO

As my fellow GBBO lovers will know, last week saw Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood attempting to get down with specialty diets by holding a free from week on the […]


Unpicking the run up to your third freshers

Freshers is a strange beast.  Two weeks of intense socialising and manipulation by societies and sports teams to coerce fresh meat into paying subs followed by night after night of […]



As my twenty-first birthday approaches, I feel as though it might be time for a QLC (quarter life crisis, to those not in with the Gen Y lingo).  I vividly […]

Victoria Park pagoda

It’s all up to you

Summer in East London is pretty chill. Scorching hot days in Victoria Park, long coffees in the sunshine and hiding in your room on a OITNB marathon when it’s raining […]


Suburban Unicorn

I have had some of the most memorable experiences of my life in the surrounding two miles of Queen Mary University. Student cliché? Of course. Coincidence? I’m not so sure. […]